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Books About Books
Books about: other books, literacy in general, writers, bookstores, literary culture. Usually non-fiction, but can be fiction as long as books are a central plot theme.
“ The trouble with reading is it goes to your head. Read too many books and you get savvy. You begin to think you know which kind of story you’re in. Then some stupid git with a cosmic quill fucks you over. ”
“ And then, despite the fact that A. J. does not believe in God, he closes his eyes and thanks whomever, the higher power, with all his porcupine heart. ”
This group is about recommending and discussing books about books and reading. They might be mem…more
[close] This group is about recommending and discussing books about books and reading. They might be memoirs by writers who are reflecting on their career. They might be works of literary criticism. They might be novels with characters who are writers, or which are set in publishing worlds. Perhaps they are good "how to" books on writing. But it is for books that reflect on writing, literature and the book world in some way.
6 members, last active 5 years ago
[close] Dear Goodreads readers. It is a pleasure to meet you and to read your comments - well, mostly, except when I want to cry into my pillows. I am going to be doing a face-to-face Q&A session in New York next Tuesday, at Westsider Books on the Upper West Side, and so I thought it would be good to have a go at a virtual one first. If there is anything you would like to ask me, I'd be happy to have a go at answering. With best wishes, Deborah
5 members, last active 8 years ago
A group for Ticknor Society members and others to share interesting reads, ideas, and knowledge …more
[close] A group for Ticknor Society members and others to share interesting reads, ideas, and knowledge related to books and book culture. The Ticknor Society is an organization of book collectors, booksellers, librarians, historians, archivists, conservators, printers, publishers, writers, and all lovers and readers of books. We are dedicated to the enjoyment, promotion, and support of books and book culture.
8 members, last active one year ago
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